HMB is proud to welcome Blaise, Benjamin, Olivia, Christopher and Claudia into its 2022 Summer Law Clerk Program!
The program offers professionals who are motivated to solve interesting problems and driven to make a difference for clients the opportunity to learn more about which practice areas interest them while building their professional network. Working close with associates and senior partners, our 2022 law clerks will work across all practice groups at HMB. Many attorneys at HMB have started out in the Law Clerk Program, including those now at the partner level. HMB's Law Clerks are law students in the top 30% of their class with at least one year in law school.
Blaise is currently enrolled at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and earned an undergraduate degree in Economics and Legal Studies from Northwestern University. She is interested in HMB’s Business and Finance Group’s Corporate and Transactional practice. Blaise is the Executive Editor of Loyola’s Consumer Law Review and is a member of the First Generation Law Students Society and Women’s Law Society. She also serves as a mentor to pre-law students at Northwestern University. Previously, Blaise worked as a summer intern and paralegal for Kirkland & Ellis.
Ben is currently enrolled at DePaul University College of Law and earned an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and Spanish from Same Houston State University. He is interested in HMB’s Corporate, Litigation, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning practices. Currently, Ben is a student member of the Chicago Bar Association YLS and is involved in the Moot Court Honor Society, Phi Alpha Delta and the student mentorship program at DePaul. He is also a recipient of DePaul’s Chancellor Award for Service. Ben previously worked at boutique Chicago law firms specializing in large property loss subrogation and toxic torts.
Olivia is currently enrolled at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and earned an undergraduate degree in Media and Marketing from Indiana University. She is interested in HMB’s Business and Finance Group’s Corporate and Transactional practice, and she is a member of Loyola’s Business Law Society, Women’s Law Society, Sports and Entertainment Law Society and OUTlaw Society. Olivia also serves as a Pre-law Society mentor.
Chris is currently enrolled at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and earned an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. He previously worked as a Senior Analyst at Compass Lexecon, an economic consulting firm, and is interested in the Business and Finance Group’s Corporate and Transactional practice. Chris is also a fellow of Loyola’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies and serves as Treasurer for Phi Alpha Delta.
Claudia is currently enrolled at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law and earned an undergraduate degree in Business Management from the University of Arizona. Claudia is interested in HMB’s Corporate, Cannabis, Privacy and Intellectual Property practices. She serves as President of UIC’s Intellectual Property Law Society and is a member of UIC’s Moot Court Honors Council. Claudia previously worked as a law clerk for an anti-counterfeiting firm.